The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 384 440 509
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +69
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 234 152 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 79 53
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
- -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 1
Average hourly rate £21.88 £17.50 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.98 £17.50 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -77.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 220 £375 - 26
London +63 103 £425 +6.25% 11
South East +16 63 £375 -1.63% 3
Hampshire +27 45 £300 -30.23% 1
East of England -21 16 £201 -52.71% 2
City of London +23 14 £450 +9.09% 3
North East - 12 £375 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £375 - 1
North West -15 11 £315 +125.00% 4
Scotland -4 9 £316 +26.50% 2
Glasgow -9 8 £316 +26.50% 1
South West -20 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Berkshire +7 7 £375 +13.63% 2
Wiltshire -10 7 £350 -12.50%
Manchester -19 7 £313 +123.21% 1
Norwich - 7 £201 -
Norfolk - 7 £201 -
Surrey +1 6 £523 +16.11%
Cheshire +6 3 £325 -7.14% 3
West Midlands -19 3 £363 +15.07% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £350 -
Reading +5 2 - - 2
East Midlands -2 2 £150 -54.54% 1
Slough -2 2 £365 +4.28%
Birmingham -6 2 £313 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -17 2 - - 1
Feltham - 2 £504 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 180 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 166 (38.97%) HP
3 151 (35.45%) Security Cleared
4 142 (33.33%) Oracle
5 133 (31.22%) ISTQB
6 129 (30.28%) HTML
7 126 (29.58%) Project Management
7 126 (29.58%) SC Cleared
8 110 (25.82%) .NET
9 106 (24.88%) ITIL
10 105 (24.65%) ASP.NET
11 104 (24.41%) JavaScript
12 103 (24.18%) JSP
13 97 (22.77%) Test Scripting
14 84 (19.72%) SharePoint
15 79 (18.54%) CRM
16 75 (17.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 74 (17.37%) MS Excel
18 72 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
19 71 (16.67%) Windows
20 69 (16.20%) Finance
21 68 (15.96%) DV Cleared
22 64 (15.02%) UNIX
23 63 (14.79%) QuickTest Pro
24 61 (14.32%) Oracle EBS
25 60 (14.08%) C#
26 59 (13.85%) VB
26 59 (13.85%) Test Automation
27 55 (12.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
28 52 (12.21%) Change Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.34%) CMS
3 18 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.11%) Lync
6 9 (2.11%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.17%) IIS
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.17%) Apache
9 4 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.47%) Documentum
10 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.47%) TWiki
Applications
1 74 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.92%) MS Office
3 24 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (5.40%) MS Visio
5 16 (3.76%) MS Project
6 11 (2.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (14.32%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (4.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.17%) RMDS
6 3 (0.70%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.82%) SaaS
2 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 33 (7.75%) SAN
3 29 (6.81%) HTTPS
4 26 (6.10%) DNS
5 22 (5.16%) Intranet
6 15 (3.52%) SSL
7 14 (3.29%) HTTP
7 14 (3.29%) Wireshark
8 13 (3.05%) DHCP
9 11 (2.58%) Internet
10 9 (2.11%) Firewall
11 6 (1.41%) VPN
12 4 (0.94%) WAN
12 4 (0.94%) SMTP
12 4 (0.94%) LDAP
12 4 (0.94%) ADSL
12 4 (0.94%) Broadband
12 4 (0.94%) LAN
12 4 (0.94%) VLAN
13 3 (0.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
2 25 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.94%) DB2
9 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.70%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.47%) MySQL
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 63 (14.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (2.58%) LoadRunner
3 6 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (1.41%) JUnit
4 4 (0.94%) JIRA
4 4 (0.94%) CaliberRM
5 3 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.47%) MSI
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (16.20%) Finance
2 24 (5.63%) Publishing
3 16 (3.76%) Banking
4 14 (3.29%) Marketing
5 13 (3.05%) Front Office
6 10 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.11%) Legal
8 8 (1.88%) Retail
9 7 (1.64%) Law
9 7 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (25.82%) Analyst
2 48 (11.27%) Test Analyst
3 33 (7.75%) Test Leader
4 29 (6.81%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.57%) Tester
6 26 (6.10%) Test Manager
7 22 (5.16%) Architect
8 20 (4.69%) Coordinator
8 20 (4.69%) Developer
9 19 (4.46%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.23%) Consultant
11 15 (3.52%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.52%) Test Specialist
12 11 (2.58%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.35%) QA Tester
14 9 (2.11%) Knowledge Manager
14 9 (2.11%) Administrator
14 9 (2.11%) Automation Tester
15 8 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (30.28%) HTML
2 110 (25.82%) .NET
3 105 (24.65%) ASP.NET
4 103 (24.18%) JSP
5 12 (2.82%) XML
6 11 (2.58%) CSS
6 11 (2.58%) OLE
7 9 (2.11%) Middleware
8 8 (1.88%) Web Services
8 8 (1.88%) XSD
9 7 (1.64%) Visualforce
10 6 (1.41%) XSLT
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
12 2 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (0.47%) JMS
12 2 (0.47%) WSDL
12 2 (0.47%) J2EE
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.92%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.57%) CMDB
4 18 (4.23%) Wiki
5 16 (3.76%) Social Media
6 15 (3.52%) User Experience
7 12 (2.82%) Clustering
8 11 (2.58%) Graphic Design
9 10 (2.35%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.88%) Taxonomies
11 7 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.64%) NHS
12 6 (1.41%) W3C
12 6 (1.41%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.17%) GIS
13 5 (1.17%) Equities
13 5 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.67%) Windows
2 64 (15.02%) UNIX
3 50 (11.74%) Linux
4 34 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (6.10%) Windows XP
7 24 (5.63%) Windows 2000
8 8 (1.88%) Solaris
8 8 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.41%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.17%) MVS
12 4 (0.94%) AIX
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) VME
14 1 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.58%) Project Management
2 106 (24.88%) ITIL
3 97 (22.77%) Test Scripting
4 79 (18.54%) CRM
5 59 (13.85%) Test Automation
6 52 (12.21%) Change Management
7 51 (11.97%) Incident Management
8 47 (11.03%) Service Management
9 44 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (10.09%) Workflow
11 40 (9.39%) Functional Testing
12 39 (9.15%) Service Delivery
13 36 (8.45%) Validation
14 33 (7.75%) Problem Management
15 30 (7.04%) Test Strategy
15 30 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (6.57%) Document Management
16 28 (6.57%) Software Testing
16 28 (6.57%) ITSM
17 25 (5.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 104 (24.41%) JavaScript
2 60 (14.08%) C#
3 59 (13.85%) VB
4 38 (8.92%) SQL
5 24 (5.63%) Java
6 14 (3.29%) VBA
7 8 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 6 (1.41%) SPARQL
9 6 (1.41%) XQuery
10 5 (1.17%) C
11 4 (0.94%) ABAP
12 3 (0.70%) Python
13 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (35.45%) Security Cleared
2 133 (31.22%) ISTQB
3 126 (29.58%) SC Cleared
4 75 (17.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 68 (15.96%) DV Cleared
6 55 (12.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 35 (8.22%) ISEB
8 33 (7.75%) Degree
9 18 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.11%) MCITP
12 8 (1.88%) CCNA
13 7 (1.64%) MOS
14 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.94%) MCSE
14 4 (0.94%) CCNP
14 4 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.70%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.92%) QA
2 27 (6.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.94%) COBIT
4 3 (0.70%) BS15000
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (8.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.29%) Nmap
4 5 (1.17%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (11.74%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (3.29%) Nessus
3 10 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.88%) Nagios
5 7 (1.64%) SCCM
6 6 (1.41%) SCOM
7 5 (1.17%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.17%) OpenView
8 4 (0.94%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.94%) OVSD
9 3 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 180 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 166 (38.97%) HP
3 142 (33.33%) Oracle
4 30 (7.04%) Citrix
5 23 (5.40%) VMware
6 21 (4.93%) BMC
7 19 (4.46%) Remedy
8 16 (3.76%) Cisco
9 13 (3.05%) EMC
9 13 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.58%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.11%) Lotus
11 9 (2.11%) SAP
12 8 (1.88%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.88%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.64%) CA
13 7 (1.64%) Adobe
14 5 (1.17%) IBM
14 5 (1.17%) Sybase
14 5 (1.17%) Bloomberg
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